Workshop Schiphol

19 October:
Zuidtoren / 6th floor
Taurusavenue 1
2132 LS Hoofddorp

Zuidtoren is next to Hoofddorp railway station, one stop from Schiphol Airport railway station.

20 October:
WTC Amsterdam (in the main atrium)
Zuidplein, Amsterdam. (WTC Amsterdam is next to Amsterdam Zuid railway station)

and theGROUNDS, the Outlook office building
Evert van de Beekstraat 364, D-entrance, first floor, Schiphol



19 October:
8.30 – 9.30 Registration

Part 1 – Introduction into the topic
Chair: Jaap Modder
9.30 – 10.00  Opening and introduction
10.00 – 10.20 Connectivity in a Globalised World / Maurits Schaafsma
10.25 – 10.45 Airport & city / Mathis Guller
11.00 – 11.20 About Generations / Simon Klop
11.25 – 11.45 Schiphol & Amsterdam 50 years back / 50 years into the future / Ton Schaap 

Part 2 – International Perspective
Chair: Martina Juvara + Maurits Schaafsma
Short pitches/ presentations
12.00 – 12.24: Pitches
Hub airports and the knowledge economy / Alain Thierstein
Mexico Hub airport ambitions and challenges / Juan Felippe Ordonez
Better Airport Regions / Andreas Schmitt
Followed by short discussion
12.45 – 13.45 Lunch
13.45-14.10: Pitches
Doha city development / Slawomir Ledwon
Berlin: Airport and metropolitan ambitions / Johanna Schlaack
Zurich: Zurich: The Airport in the City / Benedikt Boucsein
Followed by short discussion
14.20 – 14.45 introduction into the safari – Maurits Schaafsma
14.45  – 18.00 Safari Hoofddorp – Amsterdam Zuidas
18.00 – 18.30 Impressions from the teams at Old School (Amsterdam Zuidas)
From 18.30:  Drinks and Diner at Old School

20 October: Working Out the Opportunities
9.00 Gathering and Coffee at information center Zuidas


9.30 To Schiphol Plaza by train, walking the Schiphol AirportCity

10.15 Meeting at theGrounds
All participants (not only the presenters of the previous day) are invited to provide material/ data and case studies. Computers will NOT be used in the working sessions.
Drinks will be available as needed without formal coffee break.
10.30 – 12.30 Working sessions
Session 1 (Plenary) – From Hub to Low-Cost: Typology of airports, airport development, relationships with the city (definitions)
Session 2a (Group) – Airport as Business: Economic models for airports and airport cities: impacts on the ‘host city’ (making reference to typologies identified before)
Session 2b (Group) – City and Global Connectivity: Can a city prosper without an airport? Are there alternatives? Better ways? (making reference to the typologies and definitions identified before)
Session 3 (Plenary) – The two view-points discussed
13.30 Lunch
13.30  –  15.30 Working sessions
Presentation by Oliver Gumpert (Doppelmayr): connectivity of airports (landside and airside)
Session 4a (Group) – Future technologies: how will airports respond? What will benefit airport operations and integration with local areas?
Session 4b (Group) – Future technologies: are cities preparing to capture future opportunities?
Session 5a (Group) – Seamless travel: will flying ever be as easy as taking a train? …and airports thus become part of the urban structure?
Session 5b (Group) – Urban Orientated Airports: what place-making strategies can transform the urban setting of airports (at least some of them?)
Session 3 (Plenary) – The key points discussed
15.30 – 16.30 Panel-led discussion
Martina Juvara (Co Rapporteur), Mark Michaeli, Luuk Boelens, Alain Thierstein, Bert Uitterhoeve ….
16.30 – 17.00 Conclusions by the co-Rapporteur



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